|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Toronto|
|Type||Graduate Certificate, College|
|Nominal duration||1 year/ 3 semesters, includes 1 field placement|
|Tuition fee||CA$25,588 per program
The fee is for the 2022–2023 academic year and includes tuition (CA$23,540), health insurance and ancillary charges.
The fees displayed are estimates for and are subject to change.
|Registration fee||CA$400 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
|Accommodation fee||CA$1,800 per month
The above fee is an estimated amount for for one month.
Undergraduate Diploma (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess:
Note: Applicants who have successfully completed partial post-secondary education and have relevant work experience will be considered.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
If you did not complete two or more consecutive full years at a recognized post-secondary education institution in a school where English is the primary language of instruction and communication, you must provide one of the English language proficiency tests below:
Attend a mandatory Sports Journalism program admission session where applicants will:
Note: After applying, applicants will receive a letter with instructions on how to set up the program admission session.
Sports journalism goes well beyond covering the game. In this program, you’ll learn the best practices for the field in a diverse and gender-inclusive environment.
From covering local athletes and professionals to telling the stories behind the games, players and fans, you’ll develop aptitude in:
- sports writing (print, TV, radio, online, social media)
- broadcast (producing, on-air performance, chase and field producing, radio hosting, updates)
- digital (using editorial publishing tools, blogging, video, audio, Storify, etc.)
- social media (Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, etc.)
- news journalism that meets the changing needs of sports coverage (courts, police, etc.)
- advanced interviewing techniques
- sports beat journalism
- print and online imaging
- hosting in-studio and in the field
- newspaper and online layout
To create a professional portfolio, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in a trip to baseball spring training and complete an industry field placement at a sports media organization in Canada or abroad.
- Writer in digital/print/TV/radio and social media
- Editor across multi-platforms
- Producer across multi-platforms
- Remote journalist